9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Tennessee--Politics and government.

  1. John Bell papers, 1815-1861

    1 item ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. secretary of war. Volume containing correspondence, speeches, and Bell's reports in Congress. Includes material on patronage in Tennessee, national politics, and Bell's candidacy for president in 1860.

  2. Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983

    10,000 items ; 52 containers ; 21.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notebooks, interviews, research materials, legal records, newspaper columns, news scripts, subject files, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and other papers chiefly concerning Graham's career in journalism.

  3. Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    2,315 items ; 9 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

  4. John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    50 items ; 10 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon’s grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon’s political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

  5. Cordell Hull papers, 1908-1956

    70,000 items. 264 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 99.6 linear feet. 118 microfilm reels plus 11 second copies. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and representative of Tennessee and secretary of state. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, manuscript of The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), speeches and statements, scrapbooks, and printed matter relating chiefly to Hull's career as secretary of state.

  6. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874

    26,000 items ; 198 containers plus 5 oversize ; 47.4 linear feet ; 78 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

  7. James K. Polk papers, 1775-1891

    20,500 items ; 155 containers plus 20 oversize ; 39 linear feet ; 67 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, Speaker of the House and representative from Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. General correspondence, presidental letterbooks, diaries, account and memorandum books, drafts and copies of speeches and messages, family papers, financial and legal papers, and printed matter relating primarily to Polk's political career in Tennessee and on the national level.

  8. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947

    40,000 items ; 245 containers plus 1 oversize ; 55.8 linear feet ; 55 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency.

  9. George Fort Milton papers, 1828-1985

    30,000 items ; 100 containers ; 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, historian, advisor to diplomatic delegations, consultant to U.S. government agencies, and special assistant to Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, research and historical source material, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and biographical matter relating primarily to Milton’s work as a historian of the Civil War and career as a newspaper editor...